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starts with dana martin, who is in prison for rape and murder in new mexico. the 45-year-old has an image of bieber tattooed on his leg. after several letters to the pop star went unanswered, affidavits say martin krecruiting another inmate, mark staky, to kill bieber after his release. >> this wasn't just one person acting alone or two people plotting together. this was a group that was really orchestrated by someone who was already in prison. so it's fascinating to me. >> reporter: in october, they first went to vermont where they planned to kill two unnamed victims. but that never happened because staky was arrested by border patrol agents on outstanding warrants. the other continued to new york where he planned to kill bieber and his bodyguard in late november. the affidavit says that during phone calls between the two, authorities heard references to murder plots. when ruane was arrested in new york, a pair of pruning shears, which were to be used to mutilate bieber, was found in his car. bieber's camp is being relatively tight lipped about all this. the only thing his rep told us is
that has gone missing, but to the young new mexico woman whose mother wore it as she battled cancer, it is a precious keepsake. now her touching story has become an internet sensation. >> now an online army is gathering to do everything it can to help her find it out. abc's tanya rivero has the story. >> reporter: this christmas, bridgette hughes wants just one thing -- to be reunited with this floppy brown hat that kept her warm in more ways than one. >> it was a small piece of her i could take along on my adventures. >> reporter: hughes' mother wore the hat while fighting her breast cancer with chemotherapy treatments 15 years ago. >> i lost her when i was 7, and i would say that is the most important and defining moment of my life. >> reporter: the 23-year-old who teaches at a day care for homeless children misplaced the beloved hat in the phoenix airport on monday during the chaos of a canceled flight. >> i thought to myself, no. >> and i thought to myself, no. i have lost many things in my life, but i cannot lose this. >> reporter: after no luck at lost and found, hughes turned
, mississippi, idaho, new mexico and nevada all broke party lines to get it done. so today's decision day and it's a big component. so those are the numbers. we'll see where it stands. >> interesting to see how that shakes out. >>> now to the other political mess in washington. there's so many of them. the looming fiscal cliff. >> the two principals faced off yet again. and karen traverse has our daily progress report. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, paula. more signs that they're no closer to a deal to the fiscal cliff. but at least yesterday, president obama and house speaker john boehner sat down and talked. house speaker john boehner paid a visit to the white house for a nearly hour-long meeting with president obama. it was their second face-to-face session in the past five days. the president was asked if he's feeling optimistic. >> it's a work in progress. >> reporter: very much in progress. right now there's even disagreement on what they're disagreeing about. is it tax rates for the wealthy? >> there are some clear, you know, red lines when it comes to
among jenni rivera's fans in the los angeles area following news of the singer's plane crash in mexico. >> i think pretty devastate ford a lot of people. >> reporter: the mexican-american singing superstar was traveling in a jet early sunday morning when co comptrollers lost contract. mexican official say they have found the wreckage but no survivors. >> right now it is confirmed the plane went down. the plane is totaled. it's, nobody inside survived. >> reporter: the 43-year-old superstar singer was born to mexican immigrants in long beach, california. sold 20 mill entertaining in banda style. >> she was a pioneer in her style as well. so i think it's just, just really sad. >> reporter: rivera often sang about social issues and relationships some lyrics, reflecting her colorful personal life. >> such a big shock to the family. incredible, that most of you people that know my sister, she was a very strong person. >> reporter: rivera spoke to tv audiences as a reality tv show star on her kaecable show. this month she signed with abc to head lean her comedy series. she had five children
weapons are used. >>> in other news this morning, two men from mexico are in custody in southern california, charged with killing a member of the u.s. coast guard. 34-year-old terrell horne was killed sunday. he was on a small inflatable craft like this one approaching a boat suspected of carrying drugs off the california coast. the suspect's boat rammed ho horne's, hitting him in the head, a wound that was ultimately fatal. horne is the father of one. his wife was expecting another. >>> we turn to a horrifying scene here in new york. a man pushed off a subway platform into the path of an oncoming train. the 58-year-old man tried to climb from the tracks. it was too late. the train crushed him to death. moments earlier surveillance video shows a suspect arguing with the victim. police are checking images to hopefully isolate a clearer picture. >>> and a prominent new york city politician asked the secretary hillary clinton as she prepares to step down. michael bloomberg called clinton to encourage her to enter the 2013 race for new york mayor when his term end. "the new york time
prophecy. in mexico, we met star mozer, who plans to be at the mayan ruins friday, praying to her crystal skull. she believes this will mark the dawn of a new, more enlightened age. others, not so much. >> i'll be in my shelter in texas, just in case. >> reporter: just in case? >> just in case. i would feel really silly that i went and put a nice shelter underground and i wasn't in it come december 21st. >> reporter: right after that, he plans to come straight back to l.a. to build more. david wright, abc news, montebello, california. >> that brings us to our facebook question of the day. >> we want to know what do you think will happen as the mayan calendar ends? logon to our facebook page to weigh in. wnn fans.com. >> are you ready, sunny? have you made any preparations? >> i don't know if i want to survive if the planet is going to be blown up. >> you come out of your bunker and you're like -- >> just go with everyone else. a doomsday brew. >> exactly. have a cold one. go out gracefully. go out happy. make it count. make the last second count if it ends tomorrow. if i go in one of thos
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